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Is Impact Investing About to Turbo-Charge the Charter School Movement?

Post date: 
August 30th, 2016
Article Type: 
External News Article
Article Topic: 
Education
Article Source: 
Inside Philanthropy

We’ve written before about how one of the biggest hurdles for scaling the charter school movement is building or expanding the actual school facilities. Funders have long stepped in with brick-and-mortar gifts for charters. Walton, in particular, is a big player here, and that foundation recently pledged even more funding for facilities. Still, some in the charter movement are frustrated by the slow pace and want to scale more charters even faster via impact investing.

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http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/8/29/is-impact-investing-about-to-turbo-charge-the-charter-school.html

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